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Former SEC RB Who Quit Team Earlier This Month Arrested On Battery Charges

Three Florida Gators football helmets on the field.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 08: Florida Gator's helmets sit in the endzone before the start of the 2007 Tostitos BCS National Championship Game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at the University of Phoenix Stadium on January 8, 2007 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Adarius Lemons, the former Florida running back that quit the team right after the team's loss to Kentucky, is in custody after a Wednesday arrest.

Lemons is being held on a $65,000 bond after being brought in on charges of battery, strangulation, and criminal mischief.

According to a report by the Orlando Sentinelthe Adarius Lemons arrest stems from an incident with his girlfriend.

From the report:

Lemons allegedly struck and strangled his longtime girlfriend during an argument last Friday, leaving her bleeding from her lip and with various scrapes, Alachua County Court records show.

During the initial struggle, records show, the victim’s left big toe nail was torn off when it hit a railing. Lemons also slammed her iPhone onto the ground, breaking it into three pieces.

Lemons left the Gators immediately after the Kentucky game, saying that he wanted to "find a school I can help to my best ability and actually use my talent."

He was a member of Florida's 2017 recruiting class.

[Orlando Sentinel]